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David Emery Gascoyne papers, 1954-1985

 Collection
Identifier: 1985-001
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of correspondence between British author David Gascoyne and his friends and colleagues, and manuscript and typescript drafts of his writings. The correspondence has been arranged alphabetically by correspondent, followed by unidentified correspondence and four groups of letters arranged in the categories of "British painter friends," British poet contemporaries, "Literary friends and acquaintances," and "Requests for permission to quote" as organized by Gascoyne. The...
Dates: 1954 - 1985

Doris Lessing manuscripts, 1974-1985

 Collection
Identifier: 1976-010
Scope and Contents Consists of the typescript, carbon copy typescript, photocopied typescript, and galley proofs for the novel, Memoirs of a Survivor; typescript and carbon copy typescript of the novella, the Temptation of Jack Orkney; and the typesetter's copy and master galleys of The Good Terrorist.
Dates: 1971 - 1985

Eliot Bliss diaries, 1959-1980

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Identifier: 1995-001
Scope and Contents The Eliot Bliss diaries, housed in five legal-sized document boxes, consist of 19 volumes of daily diaries dating from January 1959 to December 1960, and January 1963 to August 1980. Additional notes, correspondence, poems, photographs, and sales receipts are laid into many of the diaries, all of which have been noted in the inventory. Please refer to "Notes on my Diaries", written by Bliss.
Dates: 1959 - 1980

Elizabeth Jennings manuscripts, 1973-1992

 Collection
Identifier: 1986-001
Scope and Contents The Elizabeth Jennings manuscripts consist of 39 notebooks and loose sheets of handwritten working drafts of approximately 2,225 poems, many with handwritten revisions, written between 1973 and 1992. The poems were said to be unpublished at the time of acquisition and cover a wide range of topics including artists, composers, and writers. They are arranged chronologically by the date provided by Elizabeth Jennings. They are also indexed alphabetically by title. This collection of...
Dates: 1973 - 1992

Ellsworth Mason collection of Robert Graves, 1917-1975

 Collection
Identifier: 1976-009
Scope and Contents Series 1: Correspondence: Robert Graves: arranged alphabetically by surname, consists of 491 autograph, typescript, and carbon copy typescript letters and cards from Graves to friends and colleagues, including Dereck Boothby (retired British major and, at the time of the correspondence, the head of an organization of covens in the British Witch Cult); Aemelia Laracuen (long time friend and intimate of Graves and illustrator of Love Respelt); Larry Wallrich (friend and bookseller who handled the...
Dates: 1917 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1969

John Davenport collection of Malcolm Lowry, 1926-1966

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Identifier: 1976-006
Scope and Contents Grouped into correspondence and writings. The correspondence consists of handwritten and typed letter and postcards between a) John Davenport (Lowry's friend and executor) and publishers, colleagues and friends of Malcolm Lowry; b) between Malcolm Lowry and Carol Brown, his belle of the 1920s; c) between Marjerie Bonner Lowry (Mrs. Malcolm Lowry) and John Davenport; d) one handwritten letter fragment from [John Davenport] to Lowry which includes a 10-line poem about gonorrhea. The writings...
Dates: 1926 - 1966

Kay and Roger Easson collection of Vita Sackville-West and Leonard Woolf press cuttings, 1920-1980

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-084
Scope and Contents Clippings, primarily from the 1930s-1960s, gathered by Kay Parkhurst Easson regarding V. Sackville-West and Leonard Woolf.
Dates: 1920 - 1980

Siegfried Sassoon collection, 1919-1955

 Collection
Identifier: 1981-001
Scope and Contents This is an artificial collection comprised from several purchases. It includes correspondence, dating from 1931 to 1934, between Sassoon and Thomas Balston of Gerald Duckworth & Co., Ltd., Morchard Bishop, Raymond Mortimer and Arthur Waley, as well as writings including 8 individual autograph poems, a galley proof of This Glib Garland (1931), and drafts, mock-up, and proof copy of Poems by Pinchbeck Lyre (1931). Also included is a 1920 studio portrait of Sassoon inscribed to him by J.B....
Dates: 1919 - 1955

Siegfried Sassoon correspondence regarding a gift for Robert Bridges's 80th birthday

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Identifier: 2000-006
Content Description Letters written primarily to Siegfried Sassoon in response to Sassoon's call for monetary donations for a gift of a clavichord (to be constructed by Arnold Dometsch) in honor of the Poet Laureate, Robert Bridges, on the occasion of his 80th birthday.
Dates: 1924 - 1929

Stevie Smith papers, 1900-1990

 Collection
Identifier: 1976-012
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of a major part of of British poet and novelist Stevie Smith's (Florence Margaret Smith) manuscripts and drawings, including 800 sheets of draft poems, some with multiple poem entries; typescript of The Holiday; broadcast scripts, poetry readings, drawings, manuscripts, postcards, notebooks, correspondence and family records and photographs.Also included is the personal library with 90 volumes of her own writing, many of which contain autograph...
Dates: 1924 - 1970

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Bertram Rota, Ltd 4
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Asquith, H. H., 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith (Herbert Henry), 1852-1928 1
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Binyon, Laurence, 1869-1943 1
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Bottomley, Gordon, 1874-1948 1
Bridges, Robert, 1844-1930 1
Brophy, Brigid, 1929-1995 1
Buchan, John, 1875-1940 1
Butts, Mary, 1890-1937 1
Cockerell, Sydney Carlyle, Sir, 1867-1962 1
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Crewe-Milnes, Robert Offley Ashburton , Marquis of Crewe, 1858-1945 1
Davenport, John Lancelot Agard Bramhall, 1908-1966 1
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Dent, Edward J. (Edward Joseph), 1876-1957 1
Dick, Kay, 1915-2001 1
Dickinson, G. Lowes (Goldsworthy Lowes "Goldie"), 1862-1932 1
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Dolmetsch, Eugene Arnold, 1858-1940 1
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Gascoyne, David, 1916-2001 1
Gillatt, Penelope, 1932-1993 1
Gordon, George Stuart, 1881-1942 1
Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1928 1
Graves, Alfred Perceval, 1846-1931 1
Graves, Robert, 1895-1985 1
Guy, Sonja 1
Gwynne, H. A. (Howell Arthur), 1865-1950 1
Hewitt, Graily, 1864-1952 1
Honor, Tracy, 1915- 1
Horner, Frances Jane, 1854-1940 1
Hutchinson, W. M. L. (Winifred Margaret Lambart), 1868- 1
Jackson, Laura (Riding), 1901-1991 1
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Lessing, Doris, 1919-2013 1
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Lucas, St. John, 1879-1934 1
Lynd, Robert Staughton, 1892-1970 1
Manning, Olivia Mary, 1908-1980 1
Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872-1952 1
Masefield, John, 1878-1967 1
Mason, Ellsworth 1
Meyers, Jeffrey, 1939- 1
Monro, Harold, 1879-1932 1
Morrell, Harriette A., 1845-1924 1
Mortimer, Raymond, 1895-1980 1
Murdock, Iris, 1919-1999 1
Murray, John 1
Murray, Mary, Lady 1
Nesbitt, Cathleen, 1888-1982 1
Newbolt, Henry John, Sir, 1862-1938 1
Nichols, Robert, 1893-1944 1
Palmer, Herbert Edward, 1880-1961 1
Parker, Gilbert, 1862-1932 1
Quiller-Couch, Arthur, Sir, 1863-1944 1
R.A. Gekoski, Bookseller and Publisher 1
Rootham, Cyril Bradley, 1875-1938 1
Rothenstein, William, Sir, 1872-1945 1
Royal Society of Literature (Great Britain) 1
Sackville, Margaret, Lady, 1881-1963 1
Sackville-West, V. (Victoria), 1892-1962 1
Scannell, Vernon, 1922-2007 1
Sherrington, Charles Scott, Sir, 1857-1952 1
Smith, Stevie, 1902-1971 1
Sprigge, Samuel Squire, 1860-1937 1
Squire, John Collings, Sir (J.C.), 1884-1952 1
Stong, L. A. G. (Leonard Alfred George), 1896-1958 1
Stonor, Oliver, 1903-1987 1
Thornycroft, William Hamo, Sir, 1850-1925 1
Waley, Arthur David, 1889-1966 1
Wallrich, Larry 1
Walpole, Hugh, 1884-1941 1
Warren, T. Herbert, Thomas Herbert, 1853-1930 1
Weaver, Len 1
Withers, Percy, 1867-1945 1
Woods, Margaret L. (Margaret Louisa), 1856-1945 1
Woolf, Leonard, 1880-1969 1
Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939 1
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